Emeritus Faculty Lectures: Eloquence and Eminence

Celebrating 24 years of award-winning lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence and scholarship.

The 2017-2018 season is proudly sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies, the Institute on Aging, and the Anonymous Committee. This lecture series is free and open to the public, with no registration required. The lectures are held Sunday afternoons 2-3pm in the Pyle Center and are followed by refreshments.

At a glance

What: Award-winning series of lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence

When: Sundays 2-3pm (see below for schedule)

Cost: Free, open to the public, no registration required

Where: The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI (map)

Questions? Contact Emily Auerbach at eauerbach@dsc.wisc.edu or call 608-262-3733

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Grant funding makes it possible to offer special assistance to hearing impaired and physically disabled adults wishing to attend the series. To request special accommodations, please contact Professor Auerbach at least 2 weeks prior to the lecture date.

2017-2018 schedule

Sun, Sep 24, 2017, 2-3pm

“Health Care Reform: Really?”

Ann Hoyt (Professor Emerita, School of Human Ecology)

Sun, Oct 29, 2017, 2-3pm

“The Rule of Law and the Law in Action”

Stewart Macauley (LL.B., professor of law emeritus)

Sun, Mar 11, 2018, 2-3pm

“The War on Evolution: Why Does It Continue?”

Ronald Numbers (History of Science and Medicine)

Sun, Apr 22, 2018, 2-3pm

“The Choreography of Human Connection: How Do We Do This Dance?”

Cecilia Ford (English and Sociology)